Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Neot Kedumim

Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Neot Kedumim Park

Ceremony in nature | Guided tour | Festive meal (Suitable for groups of 20-70 participants)

Enjoy a unique, memorable and alternative Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience. Neot Kedumim recreates the physical setting of Biblical times, to enable a deeper understanding of the spiritual and symbolic meaning of our heritage and it's connection to the surrounding nature.
The symbols, prayers and holidays of the Jewish heritage that have been observed
for thousands of years blossom in a new and colorful dimension at Neot Kedumim Park.

Neot Kedumim offers a Bar/Bat Mitzvah modular program – Ceremony in nature | Guided tour | Festive meal:

Ceremony In The Heart Of Nature: 

The ceremony takes place in an inspiring scenic outdoor sukkah with a view which evokes the landscapes of the Bible. We provide a Torah scroll and you conduct your own ceremony. (You may bring your own Rabbi / Cantor / Facilitator).

Guided Tour*

A Celebration of colors, fragrances and tastes based on the scriptures -Israel’s nature is colorful and rich with fragrances and sights – a real feast for the senses. The tour includes:

The Echo Of Water – Visit and activate an ancient water facility, the social network of ancient times.

Shine Your Light – At the ancient and authentic oil press, learn about the central role of the olive tree in our culture, since the days of Noah to the present day. Make your own oil lamp and discover the olive oil’s representation of peace, eternity and inner light.

 Spice Up Your Life – Hyssop (Za’atar) spice preparation.

Tantalize Your Taste Buds – Pita Bread Making – Bake your own pita bread outdoors and taste it with Silan (date honey).

The Aroma of Love – Prepare your own perfume/Besamim sachets and pay the scented love forward, as Queen Esther did.

*Length and content of tour may vary according to available time and season.

Festive meal

Enjoy a delicious meat/dairy meal which is served by our in-house caterer.

Other Bar/Batmitzvah Outdoor Attractions 

(Additional payment required)

Tree-planting ceremony:
A memorable way to commemorate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah is to plant a tree in honor of the occasion  and so restoring Israel’s ancient landscapes. (Certificate included)

Torah-scribe demonstration 
Let your Bar/Batmitzvah child learn about the Torah they are reading from. Watch our scribe demonstrate his ancient craft with his artifacts and special tools.

Train Ride – A fun way to explore our Biblical Reserve.  See the land flowing with milk and honey and all the seven species within our glorious Biblical nature reserve from the comfort of our open train.
(Necessary to get to the service site, if you do not come with your own bus)

for more information and reservations:

Kindly contact: Neot Kedumim, The Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel
Telephone: + 972 8 9770782  Telefax: + 972 8 9770766  E-mail: tourism@n-k.org.il